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nelson mandela is in the hospital right now. the former president is undergoing medical tests. that's according to the government. these tests have been planned for some time, we're told. they are consistent with his age. he is 94 years old. a family friend not saying how long mandela will be hospital iced, but a government spokesman insists there's, quote, no cause for alarm. mandela spent some time in the hospital earlier this year. he had stomach surgery. he became a bona fide world icon after spending some 27 years in prison for fighting against apartheid. in 1994, he became president of the country where he had been imprisoned. >>> to the fiscal cliff now. the clock continues to tick away. lawmakers now have just 24 days left to make a deal and avoid that combination of big tax hikes and drastic spending cuts that could hit the economy hard. today we are hearing more from both the president and from republicans. with me now, nbc news white house correspondent mike viqueira. viq, does there appear to be any progress? >> reporter: i don't think so, craig, and we're watching it pr
terrorist net, would. and tomorrower south african president nelson mandela has been admitted to a military hospital. he is undergoing -- undergoing medical tests. they say there is, quote, no cause for alarm. >>> new jobs numbers are out for november. the jobless rate is dropping to 7.7%. that is the lowest rate in four years. sounds good, right? well some analysts say the number can be misleading. joining us now is kyle harrington, founder of harrington capital management. >> how are you? >> i'm well. a 7.7 unemployment rate. >> you have to look at the numbers in detail. that's my job at harrington capital. 350,000 less people computed in that number. so people that have just decided they are going to drop out of the workforce. and so those numbers can be misleading. in addition, if you look at what is called the participation rate, arthel, and you go back four years when say president obama -- or four and a half years when president obama came into office it was at the 66% participation rate. meaning 66% of people participated in the polling and now it is 63. you are seeing less people p
be killed. >>> nelson mandela is said to be comfortable and looking well, this morning, the 94-year-old former president of south africa was admitted to the hospital on saturday for what were called routine medical checks for someone his age. >>> john mcafee has been granted a stay of deportation to beliez. he'll remain in guatemala until his case is heard in court. which maybe more than a month. >>> finally a piece of hollywood history going up for auction the piano, from the iconic scene from "casablanca." hits the movie block on the 70th nervous of its release. it's expected to fetch more than $1 million. dan and bianna, i think that might look nice in your apartment, what do you think? >> yeah. >> i'm sticking with the ipad keyboard. that's what i got room with in my apartment. >>> let's check in with ginger zee. hi, ginger. >> john, good morning, everybody. the next big question is, okay, you're watching the snow in the western great lakes, the northern plains, is it going to come to the east coast? i've had a lot of those questions. it goes into parts of eastern canada. the co
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